Prof Edgar Morgenroth

DCU Business School


Professor Edgar Morgenroth is full Professor of Economics in DCU Business School, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland. He is also an independent member of the National Economic and Social Council (NESC), a Fellow of the UK Academy of Social Sciences and a Fellow of the Regional Studies Association having served as its vice chairman and treasurer. He has held positions at the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) for almost twenty years, and has worked at Keele University and the Strategic Investment Board (SIB).

Professor Morgenroth holds a PhD in Economics from Keele University in the UK, and Bachelor’s (Economics and Geography) and Masters (Economics and Finance) degrees from Maynooth University. He is also an alumnus of Boston College, having been awarded a Diploma in Urban Economic Development in Boston (MA).


Research Interests:

My research interests include economic policy, regional development, public economics and trade. Among my recent work are studies on the possible impact of Brexit, estimates of tax revenue elasticities, the impact of infrastructure on firm location and the effect of privatisation of enterprise efficiency.

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